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Request our information packet and tell us about your child. We offer preschool through high school Waldorf education on our beautiful 38-acre campus and farm in Sonoma County. The school was established in 1974 and is the only school in the state with a working Biodynamic® farm on its campus.

Visit Our School

Come and see first hand the richness and depth of Summerfield’s curriculum where experiential learning builds students’ capacities. Experience a day in the life of Sonoma County’s oldest independent school, where academic excellence is cultivated and inspired learning takes place daily.

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Thank you for considering Summerfield Waldorf as you embark on the journey of choosing a school for your family. Summerfield is uniquely positioned to engage its students and faculty, creating a learning environment that fosters the awakening consciousness and abilities of students academically, socially and artistically.

International & Exchange

Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm welcomes both exchange students, as well as international students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 (for short- and long-term durations).

Upcoming Admissions Events

Click here for more information on Summerfield Waldorf School's Summer Campus Tour

Upcoming Tour Dates 2024:

• Wednesday, July 17, 2024 – 10-11am

• Wednesday, August 14, 2024 – 10-11am

Experience the magic of our campus this summer by joining us for a guided site tour! Journey through our beautiful 38-acre campus, explore our Biodynamic® farm, and learn about how we integrate our campus into our curriculum at every grade.
Parents only, please.

Upcoming Fall Tour Dates 2024:

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2024 – 9-11am

Join us on a guided journey through our campus, featuring an in-depth look into our PS-G12 classrooms!

Learn more about our experiential Waldorf curriculum as you explore our campus, see our teachers & classes in action, and have an opportunity to have your questions answered with a Q&A with current students, faculty, Head of School and our Admissions Director. Parents only, please.

Summer Camp Programs

Trapeze Camp 2024

Now Registering⁠

Open to SWSF students AND visiting students⁠, it’s the closest you can get to flying! Register your child or grandchild for a week of high flying fun on a full sized trapeze rig right here on Summerfield Waldorf’s campus in Santa Rosa. Individualized lessons during the camp will help each child build new skills while experiencing this amazing circus art.

Trapeze Camp runs from June 24-July 19 in four date blocks –each with a morning (Mon-Fri 9am-12pm)⁠ or afternoon (Mon-Fri 1pm-4pm) session:

Session 1: June 24-28⁠
Session 2: July 1-5⁠
Session 3: July 8-12⁠
Session 4: July 15-19⁠

Space always fill quickly, register today.

Farm Camp 2024

Farm Camp at Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm is an opportunity for children ages 4-1o years old to connect with the natural world while living into the rhythms and experience of a working farm. The day is designed to inspire a connection with and love of nature and the outdoors. Activities include gathering eggs, planting in the garden, picking berries and vegetables, visiting the animals, and cooking delicious organic snacks, crafts, games, songs and stories.

Offered in 4, one-week sessions, Monday-Friday 8:30am-1pm. You can enroll your child in one session, or register for multiple sessions!

Session 1: June 17-21
Session 2: June 24-28
Session 3: July 1-5
Session 4: July 8-12

Circus Camp 2024

Run away and join the Circus Waldissima this summer! Dust off your juggling balls, shake out your leotards, and get ready for 5 weeks of acrobatic fun, led by experienced circus arts instructor, Rose MacDonald and a talented team of circus instructors. All classes are taught in and around our big blue and red circus tent. Please Note: Circus Camp is offered as three age-specific programs (ages 6-8 years and ages 9-14 years and 10-16 for aerial camp). Be sure to select the proper age group when registering your child.

Held Monday-Friday 8:30am-1pm during the dates below:

Session 1: June 17-21
Session 2: June 24-28
Session 3: July 8-12
Session 4: July 15-19

Our Education Programs

Early Childhood

Our early childhood program provides children with a calm and joyful experience filled with magic and reverence.

Lower School

The lower school curriculum is dynamic and diversified, offering humanities, mathematics, science and the arts.

High School

The high school curriculum inspires students to be active in their own learning and understand how to educate themselves.

Alumni Testimonials

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